Summer Studio Tour 2015

The Summer Studio Tour 2015 is winding down and heading to a last stop in Washington DC.  I had an amazing cross-country drive to Santa Fe, New Mexico where I installed work at Currents: The Santa Fe International New Media Festival.  I met some great artists there from France, Germany, Singapore and the US.  I was so…

Coffee Table Curating: Art Books to Read and Discuss

Much of this summer has included traveling from one landscape/cityscape to another: England and Ireland, Colorado, New Mexico, Michigan and Washington DC. Some travel with my partner Eric, but mostly on my own.  All along the way we/I absorb art, artists and art making techniques.  Eric suggested we try to have a longer -homefront- dialogue about the usual studio ideas that center around architecture,…

Spring Cleaning

It has been a hectic 2014 so far with a cold, extended winter that seemed to go on forever!  I’m trying to clean house, get the news of the past season out, and prep myself for more travel.  This spring I was included in an exhibit entitled Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions at University of North Carolina, Wilmington.  It…

Workshops: Penland

In the past couple of years I have become a workshop addict. The first step is giving in and saying, “I have more to learn”… And then you’re doomed, the bug has bitten, the kool-aid drank.  Because of great workshop programs like Penland School of Crafts, there is always another great artist to study with…